Latvia’s euro coin minting begins

  • 2013-08-08
  • From wire reports
RIGA - The first Latvian euro coins were to come off the presses on July 31, marking another step in the country’s transition to adopting the new currency, reports The coins are being minted at the State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany.On one side of the coins will show the standard euro coin design, while the other side will feature Latvian symbols. As a result of a national competition of ideas, the Latvian one-euro and two-euro coins will feature the profile of a Latvian folk maid, an image used on the pre-war five-lats coin. Ten cent, 20 cent and 50 cent ...
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